ISM-Rochester, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

Rochester's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals 

ISM-Rochester, Inc. is one of over 70 chapters of Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®). ISM Global is  located in Tempe, Arizona and has over 50,000 members.  ISM-Rochester has 150 members and counting! 

ISM serves as a center of excellence in establishing best-in-class professional standards of competency and conduct for its members, and for matters pertaining to purchasing, materials, research, and education.

Through alliances with its members, other chapters, and other organizations, ISM offers education, certification, research, and management programs to further the understanding and growth of the profession, servicing anyone interested in any phase of purchasing and materials.

ISM-Rochester is a non-profit association governed by it’s bylaws and a Board of Directors with committee members all of whom are volunteers.  All day to day activities of the association are accomplished through its volunteers.  At this point the association has no paid staff. ISM-Rochester’s fiscal year starts June 1st and the Program Year runs September through June.

LOYALTY TO YOUR COMPANY, JUSTICE TO THOSE WITH WHOM YOU DEAL, FAITH IN YOUR PROFESSION.- ISM-Rochester Founding Principle

Upcoming Events

September

12-13

2022

EVENT

Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual

ISM®'s Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual Conference is recognized as one of the premier educational events within the utility supply chain industry. Given the current environment and the impact to supply chain, this virtual event will focus on resilience. Working with our executive committee of utilities professionals, suppliers and thought leaders—and pulling from our continued research data on the impact of COVID-19—we have put together a focused virtual event packed with education, and yes, connection with other supply chain professionals and suppliers within the utilities industry. LEARN MORE AT www.ismworld.org/upmg

May

07-10

2023

EVENT

ISM World 2023 (In-Person Only)

The ISM World in-person only experience gives you the opportunity to be face-to-face with thought leaders, peers and suppliers and have dedicated time to build your network and expand your knowledge on critical topics impacting the supply management profession. Get inspired by amazing keynotes, interact in engaging breakout sessions and have fun swapping supply chain “wins” (and war stories) in a variety of attendee celebrations and small group experiences.

 

THINK YOU WANT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? Consider the ISM World all-access pass. Learn more. Read more about the All Access Pass

Grapevine, TX

May

07

2023

EVENT

ISM Supply Chain Trailblazers Awards Gala

The ISM Supply Chain Trailblazers Awards Gala is the culmination event to celebrate the organizations and teams that demonstrated excellence, created innovative solutions, and set the bar for the supply chain management profession across key categories in the last year. The event includes an hour reception followed by a dinner and awards gala ceremony. Entertainment, networking and celebrating some of the best in the profession will be a highlight of the evening.

ISM—Rochester, Inc.

Since 1917, members of Insitute for Supply Chain Management-Rochester, Inc. are recognized as world class professionals. Our chapter is volunteer driven and we have continued to serve as a center of excellence for purchasing and supply management professionals.

Check out our education calendar for exclusive Members Only education on the many competencies of supply management, along with, research analysis and leadership skills. 

Contact ISM Member Services with any questions, 480.752.6276, option 8. 

Supply Management News & Reports

ISM Annual Membership Vote Closes August 25

July 06, 2022

Cast your ballot for the next members of the ISM Board of Directors.



 

Notice of ISM Annual Membership Meeting

Notice is given that the Institute for Supply Management, Inc. (ISM) Annual Membership Meeting will be held on August 25, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. ET at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA, USA. At any meeting of the members, every eligible member may vote either in person or by proxy. Each such proxy should be filed electronically with the Secretary before or at the time of the meeting.

Join ISM

Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Women’s Supply Management Community

This is an inclusive and welcoming group, and all who wish to celebrate and empower women practicing within the supply management profession are invited. This group is for creating connections, networking, celebrating successes, sharing news, tips, stories, job opportunities, ideas and empowerment for women within the supply management field.

We encourage you to share your supply chain questions, thoughts, ideas, and comments with ISM and other group members.

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